Twitter has announced the opening of its first African headquarters and is looking at Addis Ababa as a possible destination for its regional office. This comes after a visit by Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter in 2019 starting rumors that Twitter is looking at flying its flag within the continent.
Apr 08, 2021/0Hyatt is set to introduce yet another of its famous brand hotels within Addis Ababa to complement its Hyatt Regency hotel that opened three years ago.
Apr 07, 2021/0With prices of most commodities becoming out of reach for most of the population in Ethiopia - a car - still seen as a luxury for Ethiopia’s growing middle class, the value of a Vitz has reached to uncharted territory in the local market.
Apr 05, 2021/0The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) is pledging 1 million USD to help feed thousands of people in Ethiopia affected by the recent conflict in the region of Tigray. The Ethiopian - Canadian is teaming up with last year's Nobel Peace Prize Winning, the United Nations World Food Programme.
Apr 02, 2021/0Sources have confirmed to detail ethiopia, that French owned Canal+ has bought one of Ethiopia’s most successful and controversial TV stations, KANA, for an undisclosed sum of money. This is as it prepares to enter the competitive Ethiopian market due to be operational in a month.
Jul 18, 2020/0
Two years after the June 23rd attempt to assassinate the then new Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed (PhD), Ethiopia continues to be racked by political killings every year. Particularly, the month of June seems to be the harbinger of nothing but calamity.
Jun 20, 2020/0
The latest round of talks among three key Nile River Basin countries failed to resolve a contentious dispute over construction of a giant $4.6bn hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia, Sudan's irrigation minister said Wednesday.
May 23, 2020/0
China and the United Nations backed calls for Ethiopia to resume talks over its plan to begin filling a giant hydropower dam that is opposed by Egypt.
May 20, 2020/0
The eagerly expected 2020 general and regional elections of Ethiopia have been indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Following the election’s cancellation- which if not for the pandemic was scheduled to take place in August- the issue has become a controversial topic.
Jan 23, 2021/0Many assumed the military operations in Tigray which brought the quick end of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) will hugely affect the telecom services among others. In fact, it was difficult to determine the outcomes of the law enforcement operation as information was limitedly coming out of the Tigray.
Dec 28, 2020/0From the outset, the economic constraints of locomotion were simple. People have used different sorts of transportation as simple as a horse. This made commuting more meaningful and sentimental, adding the element of necessity, albeit with an inconvenience of sorts. But through time one could argue human beings’ civilization spectrum took off with a modicum of moderation to hold a grip on.
Dec 05, 2020/0It took more than 100 years for Ethiopia to set the telecom sector liberalized. It has been almost three years since this initial decision of the government was publicized.
Jun 20, 2020/0The largest wireless carriers operating in Africa are starting to form partnerships ahead of making offers for new licenses to be awarded by Ethiopia, which is opening its telecom industry to international companies.
Jun 08, 2020/0Ethiopia reported its first Covid-19 coronavirus case on 13 March. The infected individual was later identified as a Japanese citizen. Ten days later the Ethiopian government announced the closure of the country’s land borders.
May 19, 2020/0Ethiopia, Africa’s largest coffee grower, could face “significant volatility” in the crop’s yields in a decade due to changing weather patterns, according to McKinsey & Co.
Dec 26, 2020/0
Teodrose Fikremariam was once a noted political activist, a prolific writer who later fell on hard times in the United States. With much accomplishment and willing to reflect on his own life in order to promote a slew of public causes and issues he cares about, the Ethiopian - American recently reflected on his own American story, on his activism, on the recent conflict in Ethiopia and on how others can learn from his, if they want to follow in his footsteps.
Sep 12, 2020/0
Professor Dr. Fisseha-Tsion Mengestu is a pioneer advisor and scholar in the fields of finance, investment, aid and development. He had been a public policy, legal and tax Advisor to the Ministry of Finance during the regime of Emperor Haile Sellassie, and still serving his country after 46 years.
Jun 27, 2020/0
The most unexpected circumstances lead us to a creative road if we really take a closer look at the things that dishearten us. Abiye Tadeos is an ambitious social entrepreneur aspiring to improve the lives of many. Emrakel Sileshi of Detail Ethiopia spoke to Abiye, a cofounder of Anabi. Anabi is one of the rising startups under blueMoon Ethiopia, an incubation center for innovative agribusiness ideas.
Jun 02, 2020/0
Future Addis Ababa airport, expansion of the fleet and network, diversification... In spite of the crisis, the head of the continent's leading airline remains focused on his objectives and, strengthened by increasingly privileged links with China, has great ambitions.